Innovation & Product Support Assistant (Summer Term)

Manitoba Agricultural Services Corporation - Portage la Prairie, MB (il y a 30+ jours)

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Innovation & Product Support Assistant (Summer Term)

Term Position: April – August 28, 2020

Portage la Prairie, Manitoba

Competition Number: 2019-20-23


Must be legally entitled to work in Canada.

Must possess a valid driver’s licence, access to a vehicle and the ability to travel within the Province of Manitoba.

TYPICAL DUTIES: This position will assist the AgriInsurance Innovation and Product Support division. Duties will include assisting with various tasks associated with specialized research and data analysis, sample analysis, record keeping, data entry, report writing, and field plot work. Other tasks may include helping to process claims, reviewing adjusting policy and procedures manuals, and assisting in the coordination of training sessions for 140 Adjustors. The incumbent will work directly with Claim Services and Special Crops Agronomists and the Manager, Data Analytics. The successful applicant must be available to work for the duration of the term and must be enrolled in a post secondary program, returning to school in the fall.


  • Working towards a degree or diploma in Agriculture or Agribusiness is an asset;
  • Experience performing administrative duties including data entry and file maintenance;
  • Experience researching, analyzing and problem solving;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships internally and externally;
  • Highly motivated with the ability to work independently;
  • Strong organization and time management skills;
  • Ability to have attention to detail and maintain accuracy;
  • Excellent oral communication skills;
  • Excellent written communication skills;
  • Experience using Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and Outlook, PowerPoint);
  • Knowledge of agricultural practices in Manitoba;
  • Experience in agriculture is an asset

WAGES: Wage range from $16.84 per hour to $18.65 per hour, depending on education and experience.

Interested candidates are requested to send or fax their resume and cover letter, marked “Confidential”, no later than Friday, January 31, 2020 to:

Human Resources Manitoba Agricultural Services Corporation

Unit 100 - 1525 First Street S.

Brandon, MB R7A 7A1

Fax: (204) 726-6177


We believe diversity strengthens our ability to provide excellent customer service in a positive work environment. We encourage all to apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Job Type: Temporary

Salary: $16.84 to $18.65 /hour